My newest adventure is underway. It has lead me to take up residency in a new blog,
Like the Feathers of an Arrow (affectionately known as LFA).

...don't open...don't throw away... is not disappearing completely (not yet),
but postings here will be limited.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

22 Loony for Lunes

Over at dVerse Poets Pub, they're exploring the Lune  (or should I say Lunes) for this week's FormForAll.  I thought I'd give it a go.  

Lune:  Lily Pads

#1 (Kelly Lune)
violescent hues
dance along
riverbeds--waiting

#2 (Collom Lune)
frogs play hopscotch
'cross turbulent waters with not
a single care


Lune:  Holiday Scraps

#1 (Kelly Lune)
strung popcorn festoons
appear now
as nothing but string

#2 (Collom Lune)
fires still crackle 
with leftover remnants of gifts 
stoking their flames


An Aside:  For additional inspiration, I used the "Word of the Day" from two separate dictionary apps.  Dictionary.com:  violescent (adj.) - tending to a violet color.  Merriam-Webster:  festoon (n.) - 1. a decorative chain or strip hanging between two points; 2. a carved, molded or painted ornament representing a decorative chain.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

7 Last Call: Poetic Siege

nagging words pace
along idle fingertips
itching for peace to descend

blinking cursor laughs
at the empty battlefield
armed and ready to bleed black



An Aside: Working off my phone, so I have limited functionality. I'll add in links tomorrow when I have access to a computer with Internet.

A Form Aside: This is a take on the sedōka, an ancient Japanese form dating back to the choka and tanka; it is composed of two katauta [5/7/7]. When I first came across this form (on ShadowPoetry.com), it was mentioned that the form "may address the same subject from different perspectives." I've always liked that idea.



Doubling up this week with Three Word Wednesday [3WW=>idle, nagging, pace] and dVerse Poets Pub ~ OpenLinkNight.